Not every player has the potential to put the ace on the right spot and score the point. Scoring aces at maximum makes it easier to avoid long games as the game points could be won without playing multiple strokes. Many records have been made in serving the most aces.
Few are listed below:
Goran Ivanisevic, a Croatian tennis player served the record aces during a year, numbering to 1477 in the year 1996.
Ivo Karlovic broke his own aces record in a match of Davis Cup against Radek Stepanek, where he served 78 aces out of which 77 were served on 1st serve. The interesting fact is that Karlovic lost the match even after the tie-break and setting a new race record.
Andy Roddick holds the fastest race record when he served an ace of 155 mph (~294 km/h) in a match against Vladimir Voltchkov in Davis Cup 2004.
Sam Querrey hit the record of ten consecutive races against James Blake in the Indianapolis Tennis Championships quarterfinal.
Interesting records were hit by the players in different ways. It’s always a treat to watch a game full of aces as it sure is a different flavor of the game.
Best Tennis Players – Male and Female
In the long history of men’s and women’s tennis, there have been lots of great players who have contributed a lot to tennis and with that, they have won many tournaments and Grand Slams by putting the best game of tennis on display for the fans. With many legends in the game, it becomes hard to decide who are the men and women players in both categories.
No one can overlook the legendary players like Sampras, Agassi, Stefan, Becker, Courier, Mats Wilander, Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, etc but the list eventually narrows down to few names that have made a never-ending impact on tennis audiences. According to our analysis in the field of history here we have described the best tennis players in the history of world tennis.
This place in the men’s category is undoubtedly taken by none other than current world number one Roger Federer who has won fifteen Grand Slam tournaments which is a record in itself. He has shown the sheer skills of tennis while he won Wimbledon as his fifteen Grand Slam tournament by defeating Andy Roddick of the U.S. in five sets.
He also holds the record winning all the four Grand Slams. In the category of women, this place is won by Steffi Graf who has won twenty-two singles Grand Slam titles, which is second highest after Margaret Court. In 1988, she became the one and only player to win all four Grand Slam titles as well as Olympic gold medal in a calendar year which established her as the best female tennis player.